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Weights and Measures Regulations

Version of section 179 from 2017-02-13 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) When a load remains on an electronic machine, the difference between the indication that is obtained at the moment that the load is applied and the indication that is obtained eight hours after its application shall not exceed the permissible acceptance limit of error for the applied load.

  • (2) The variation on returning to zero after the removal of a load which has remained on an electronic machine for half an hour may not exceed one half the value of the minimum increment of registration.

  • (3) The weight indication at zero or near zero on an electronic machine shall not vary by more than the value of the minimum increment of registration for a difference in ambient temperature of 5°C.

  • SOR/2012-28, s. 9
  • SOR/2017-17, ss. 7(F), 20(F)

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